This course is aimed at those who have an interest in sport, health and physical activity, and wish to deepen their understanding of the functioning of the human body. This particular pathway has been aligned with the scientific knowledge requirements and competencies detailed in the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr – a nationally recognised quality mark for working in Sports Nutrition).
- Ranked in top 10 UK Sport Science courses for student satisfaction
- Mapped to the SENr knowledge competencies at an introductory level.
- Opportunity to become registered on Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)
- Use of dedicated fitness training facilities and exercise science laboratories.
- Opportunities to work with clients in real-life situations.
Year One - Level 4 (Cert HE, Dip HE & BSc) • Human Physiology and Fitness (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Health and Exercise Psychology (20 credits; compulsory) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Nutrition for Health (20 credits; compulsory) • Personal Training (20 credits; compulsory) • Science of Nutrition (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two - Level 5 (Dip HE & BSc) • Biomechanical Assessment of Performance and Injury (20 credits; optional) • Changemakers: Building your Personal Brand for Sustainable Employment (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Dietary Analysis (20 credits; compulsory) • Exercise Physiology (20 credits; compulsory) • Nutrition for Sport and Exercise (20 credits; compulsory) • Sport and Exercise Psychology (20 credits; optional). Year Three - Level 6 (BSc) • Advanced Exercise Physiology (20 credits; compulsory) • Dietary Planning for Athletes (20 credits; compulsory) • Evidence Based Practice in Exercise Science (20 credits; compulsory) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Professional Practice in Sport and Exercise (20 credits; compulsory).
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|